Controversies loom for National Organic Standards Board | Food Safety News

When the National Organic Standards Board meets this week in St. Louis, its 15 members will confront some particularly controversial agenda items involving whether certain substances and production methods are acceptable for use in food items certified as organic. The NOSB is an citizen advisory group responsible for considering and making recommendations to USDA on a… Continue Reading

Source: Controversies loom for National Organic Standards Board | Food Safety News

Using genomics and light to manipulate flavor, nutrition of crops | Genetic Literacy Project

Crop scientist Kevin Folta of the University of Florida is renowned for his tireless efforts in science communication…. He’s less well known for the work

Source: Using genomics and light to manipulate flavor, nutrition of crops | Genetic Literacy Project

Myth busting on ‘contamination’: GMO farms’ halo effect often protects organic farms | Genetic Literacy Project

A popular meme in anti-GMO circles is that organic farmers face the constant threat of economic ruin from GMO ‘contamination’. Contamination may indeed be an issue, but often GM farmers are the victims.

Source: Myth busting on ‘contamination’: GMO farms’ halo effect often protects organic farms | Genetic Literacy Project